Philip Mansel: Louis XIV, King of the World

Eminent historian of France and the Levant talks about Louis XIV, his excesses both courtly and murderous, political and personal, with Barnaby Rogerson.Music: Jean-Baptiste Lully: 'Te Deum'

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